Posts tagged tourism competitiveness

Rwanda – #1 in Sustainable Tourism says World Economic Forum

Rwanda – #1 in Sustainable Tourism says World Economic Forum

Rwanda and especially the Rwanda Development Board’s Tourism Department are actively working to grow the country’s tourism sector in a sustainable way and the efforts are succeeding and being recognized by the World Economic Forum’s Tourism Competitiveness Index. International tourist arrivals and receipts are increasing along with international air access, new and upgraded parks and […]

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Cleveland – Heart of Rock & Roll – Tries to Kill Music & Tourism Tax

Cleveland – Heart of Rock & Roll – Tries to Kill Music & Tourism Tax

For city governments flailing for tax revenue, take note of Cleveland – an example of what not to do and then an example of how to undo the mistakes. Cleveland, like many destinations, depends on music to draw visitors and generates millions in spending and revenue as a result. So when the City decided to […]

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New EU Tourism Policy Framework

New EU Tourism Policy Framework

In August, the European Commission announced a new EU Tourism Policy Framework intended to strengthen European tourism and its competitiveness. According to the EC, with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the importance of tourism is recognized. The European Union now has power  to support, coordinate and complement tourism-related actions by the Member States. […]

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